Copies of photographs depicting Pomo Indians, including formal and informal portraits and views of gatherings for a feast and other ceremonies.
Dr. Sally McLendon is an anthropologist and professor at the City University of New York. Her research focuses on linguistics, material culture, and the Indians of California, especially the Eastern and Southeastern Pomo. She wrote "A Sketch of the Eastern Pomo Language" for the 15th volume of the Smithsonian's Handbook of North American Indians, published in 1996.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R82-4
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1981.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
A Southwest Indian bowl, donated by McLendon, can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 387036.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Photo lot R82-4, Sally McLendon photograph collection of Pomo Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution